Tokyo commuters bound for Olympic crowd crush as Japan Inc rules...

When Emi Tanimura failed to find a daycare slot for her new-born daughter, she had to take a radical step for Japan to avoid a long time away from her job at communications firm Sunny Side Up <2180.T>...

Beach volleyball event in China postponed due to coronavirus

A beach volleyball tournament due to be held in Yangzhou, China has been postponed until after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIV...

Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners because of virus

Tokyo Marathon organizers drastically reduced the number of participants for this year's race on Monday out of fear of the spread of the virus coming from China.

Arsene Wenger offers scathing assessment on Man City after FFP punishment

Former Arsenal manager believes reigning Premier League champions must be punished if they have broken the Financial Fair Play regulations

Running scared: Tokyo marathon to prevent 38,000 runners from taking part amid coronavirus fears

The Tokyo Marathon Foundation has announced that it will cancel the upcoming race for non-professional runners as the coronavirus outbreak continues to play havoc with sporting fixtures in the region.

Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over coronavirus fears

Almost 40,000 people were set to take part in the race in March

Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over coronavirus scare

Tokyo marathon organisers have cancelled next month’s mass participation race, in which 38,000 people were due to take part, because of the coronavirus

'United by Emotion' chosen as Tokyo 2020 motto

'United by Emotion' was revealed as the motto for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics on Monday as organizers look to hammer home the message of diversity and inclusion.

NHL playoff expansion, Olympics could decide next CBA agreement

It has not come up thus far in CBA talks between the NHL and NHLPA, we’re told by a trusted source, but a confluence of events could lead to an agreement between the parties to both participate in …

Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked

Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked.

Russia set to lose top spot in Sochi Olympics medals table AGAIN after biathlete Ustyugov accused of

In a well-worn story with more ups and downs that a playground seesaw, Russia could again lose top spot in the 2014 Sochi Olympics medals table after biathlete Evgeny Ustyugov was reportedly found guilty of doping violations.

Tokyo 2020 holds torch relay rehearsal

Japanese actress Satomi Ishihara performed the first 'torch kiss' handover of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics torch relay on Saturday during a rehearsal on the outskirts of the capital.